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John Trikola
John TrikolaJohn Trikola, Director

John was appointed to the Waypoint Board of Directors in June 2021. With over 25 years of technology experience working with startups to Fortune 500 companies, John is the president of Gardner Ross Corp. where he provides engagements to companies in the technology, manufacturing, and retail sectors; some with worldwide reach with facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.

John has a Master of Business Administration from Western University, is a Certified Management Accountant, and holds Master Certificates in Project Management and Engagement & Strategic Leadership from Schulich School of Business at York University.

He previously served as Global Vice President Sales & Marketing at Beta Systems Software and as Vice President Business and Corporate Strategy at ATI Technologies Inc. He also has served on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Fundraising Committee for The Sandbox Project, the Board of Directors and Governance Committee for the Lougheed House Conservation Society, and as a Mentor and Advisor for Startup Community at Innovate Calgary’s Alberta Deal Generator.

John strives for positive results, visualizes success, and identifies innovative and effective strategies to achieve it, skills he will bring to the Waypoint Board of Directors.